#520 | WEDNESDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Ski Jumping celebrates World Cup start in Klingenthal Ski Jumping celebrates World Cup start in Klingenthal

For the second consecutive year, Klingenthal’s Vogtland arena was the site of the opening competitions of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup presented by Viessmann. More than 17,000 spectators attended the team and individual events on 22nd and 23rd November which were filled with excitement.

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Nordic Opening in Ruka: Cross-Country and Nordic Combined World Cups begin Nordic Opening in Ruka: Cross-Country and Nordic Combined World Cups begin

As part of the traditional FIS Nordic Opening, Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined will come together from 28th - 30th November 2014 in Ruka (FIN).

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Alpine Skiing moves to North America, World Championship test events ahead Alpine Skiing moves to North America, World Championship test events ahead

It is full speed ahead for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup races in North America as Lake Louise (CAN), Aspen and Beaver Creek (both USA) are all ready to welcome the world’s top Alpine skiers.

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Longines unveils Conquest 1/110th watch dedicated to Alpine Skiing Longines unveils Conquest 1/100th watch dedicated to Alpine Skiing

To mark the 2014/15 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season, the Swiss watch brand is proud to present a new Conquest collection chronograph able to display time to one hundredth of a second: the Conquest 1/100th Alpine Skiing.  

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Infront seals long-term agreement with Eurosport Group on coverage of FIS disciplines Infront seals long-term agreement with Eurosport Group on coverage of FIS disciplines

The Eurosport Group has signed a long-term agreement with Infront Sports & Media to consolidate its position as a primary channel for winter sports.

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IN DEPTH
Interview with Kikkan Randall, Chair of the FIS Athletes’ Commission Interview with Kikkan Randall, Chair of the FIS Athletes’ Commission

During the recent FIS Council meetings in Oberhofen (SUI), FIS Athletes’ Commission Chair Kikkan Randall (USA) took a historic seat at the table of the Council meetings.

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INSIDE FIS
Dong-bin Shin, the new President of Korean Ski Association Dong-bin Shin, the new President of Korean Ski Association

The Korea Ski Association (KSA) named Dong-bin Shin as its 20th President last week. Dong-bin Shin is the Chairman of the Lotte Group, one of the best global enterprises in Korea.

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FIS Secretary General Sarah Lewis turns 50 FIS Secretary General Sarah Lewis turns 50

FIS Secretary General Sarah Lewis will celebrate her 50th birthday on Saturday 29th November. Lewis also celebrated another major milestone earlier in 2014 when she marked her 20th anniversary working for FIS.

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Elections of the FIS Athletes’ Commission – nominate your candidates now Elections of the FIS Athletes’ Commission – nominate your candidates now

National Ski Associations are invited to submit nominations of candidates for the FIS Athletes’ Commission during the respective FIS World Championships in 2015.

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FIS Anti-Doping Rules 2015 now available FIS Anti-Doping Rules 2015 now available

Based on the new WADA Code 2015, the FIS Anti-Doping Rules have been adapted in compliance with the Code, coming into force on 1st January 2015 and has numerous changes...

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Audi – SnowKidz and World Snow Day toolkits update Audi – SnowKidz and World Snow Day toolkits update

In conjunction with Audi, FIS has developed a series of toolkits to assist FIS SnowKidz and World Snow Day Organisers stage their events. The toolkits contain items such as start houses, poles, gates and bibs that have enriched more than 600 events around the world.

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